Planet Rugby

Abbott blow for Worcester

20th November 2013 07:37

Share:

Jake Abbott Worcester AVP 2012

Serious injury: Jake Abbott

Worcester Warriors flanker Jake Abbott is set to be out for a lengthy spell after rupturing his anterior cruciate knee ligament.

The 25-year-old sustained the injury in last week's LV= Cup match against Sale Sharks.

Abbott has been an essential player under new boss Dean Ryan since he took over at the start of the season, featuring in every match so far.

The openside will undergo surgery this week, with Worcester currently not offering a firmer indication of when he will be able to return.

"Jake's loss leaves a big hole. We'll miss his relentless energy," said Ryan.

"However, I have no doubt that Jake will approach this challenge with the same determination and commitment that he always displays around the club."

Worcester return to Aviva Premiership action against Sale on Friday, currently sitting nine points adrift at the bottom of the league.

  • Aviva Prem Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Aviva Premiership
Friday , May 2
Bath vs Northampton19:45
Saturday , May 3
Saracens vs Worcester15:00
Wasps vs Newcastle15:00
Gloucester vs London Irish15:00
Sale vs Leicester15:15
Sunday , May 4
Exeter vs Harlequins14:00
Saturday , May 10
London Irish vs Sale15:15
Newcastle vs Exeter15:15
Leicester vs Saracens15:15
Northampton vs Wasps15:15
More Aviva Premiership fixtures
  • Aviva Prem Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Aviva Premiership
Sunday , April 20
Northampton 36 - 21 London IrishNorthampton vs London Irish Report
Newcastle 18 - 23 SaracensNewcastle vs Saracens Report
Saturday , April 19
Bath 32 - 20 WorcesterBath vs Worcester Report
Exeter 12 - 55 SaleExeter vs Sale Report
Wasps 38 - 30 GloucesterWasps vs Gloucester Report
Friday , April 18
Harlequins 24 - 20 LeicesterHarlequins vs Leicester Report
Sunday , April 13
Saracens 28 - 24 NorthamptonSaracens vs Northampton Report
London Irish 40 - 12 NewcastleLondon Irish vs Newcastle Report
Saturday , April 12
Leicester 27 - 15 WaspsLeicester vs Wasps Report
Worcester 33 - 38 ExeterWorcester vs Exeter Report
More Aviva Premiership results
  • Aviva Prem Table
Aviva Premiership Table
PosTeamPPts
1Saracens2080
2Northampton2071
3Bath2064
4Leicester Tigers2064
5Harlequins2058